West Corp. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at West Corp.

Longmont needs to ask the hard questions

So the next Live with John is scheduled for July 30th. Since all other branches can only submit questions via a link (which definitely would be looked at in advanced and filtered), someone from Longmont needs to take one for the team and ask the hard... —  read more 

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Travel Freeze

Starting August 1st through end of year. Does this signal a sale of what’s left to someone else?

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No raises this year

Currently a new rumor going around is that we are not getting raises and that's why the reviews have not been done yet...

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Gloucester EMEA Redundancies

Not sure how many, but an email was sent out this week advising that some have just taken place! And they can't rule out anymore in the future!

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'Catch Up'

So, I had a catch-up meeting with my manager and TL, on arrival to the office, HR was in there....seems as tho this catch up was more than that....my question is, should have I been given prior warning/knowledge as to HR being there?

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Intrado Implications

So if the corporate douch bags have changed the name to Intrado which is a division of West specializing in 911 calls, it's safe to say everything else outside of that Apollo is letting go at some point as not profitable enough for them right? Its... —  read more 

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Will conferencing still exist?

With the rebrand and consistent trend of monthly layoffs continuing to happen- does anyone know if the long term plan is to shut down the main conferencing call center in West Point, GA?

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No point in waiting

You can wait around for a long time hoping to get a severance package. While you wait you will be overworked, unappreciated for your real value, and stressed out. I kept hoping I would get laid off, as I watched the team dwindle in size and I had to... —  read more 

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Layoffs Today

How many people have been let go today? What locations? Omaha and West Point confirmed.

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Get Out While You Can!!!!

GET OUT WHILE YOU CAN...Upper management will assure you that your job is safe only to lay you off soon after. DO NOT trust anything anyone tells you. The company is a complete joke right now. You are better than this!!! Do not let this company sap... —  read more 

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Will there be more today?

Somebody mentioned in one of the other threads they were told layoffs are not done yet. Any chance that person - or anybody else who might know - can tell us if that was referring to this week or in general? Mainly, will there be more layoffs today... —  read more 

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Advice for the survivors

If you are still employed with West do not stress or over work yourself trying to pick up the pieces left behind. The root problem to this entire situation started with the first Apollo sales team re org. They completely destroyed multiple... —  read more 

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RIF today

Had a meeting in my director's office at noon today. Turns out I was one of among a hundred and fifty five or so Reduction In Force cut back today at West corporation. Didn't see it coming. Friend said "Bloody day today". —  read more 

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Done with layoffs - let Rebranding begin

I think all layoffs will be done today… This will give the management about two days plus weekend to quiet things down and prep for good and positive news to be released next week – REBRANDING will be announced as well, that’d be perfect timing. A... —  read more 

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Is it done?

Is any other location still getting notifications? Everything seems to have calmed down here...

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Older employees being laid off

Is it just me, or does it seem like older employees are being hit more than any other group by these layoffs? Is it like this for all affected locations?

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Name Change Coming To Hide Dysfunction

West Corp going to change name now to hide its dysfunction that is going on because of new management and current management. Management is out of touch with what goes on from day to day in all areas of this company. Layoff rumors still happening ... —  read more 

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Layoffs This Week

More layoffs hit this week in cash application group... moving jobs to India

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West Corp filing bankruptcy

Rumor ... West Corp filing bankruptcy .. going up for sale and being split out piece by piece till gone

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Poor financial management decisions

It appears the company is intentionally making poor management decisions by firing knowledgeable, hard working employees while allowing agents to sit at home making money and not working. One worker logs in to West and works at a store atawhile the... —  read more 

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Health Advocacy

Anyone heard anything about this being eliminated?

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Gerlach Vs West

Anyone familiar with the Class Action lawsuit against West. I received a check in the mail for $37.00. I talked to some other class members and they received checks anywhere from $400-$900. I had 9 years of tenure at West, and left last July before... —  read more 

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